Massachusetts Pain Initiative

Our Purpose

We are focused on improving the quality of life for people suffering from pain though focus on . . .

Knowledge • Education • Policy

Our Major Initiatives

Policy Advocacy

  • Identify policies that limit the delivery of effective and necessary pain care to patients and hinder their healthcare providers
  • Work with state and federal policy makers to provide important information and perspective from healthcare providers and pain patients
  • Work with key policy makers to sponsor or support expert commissions, legislation, regulations, and improvements to access and insurance coverage for appropriate pain care

Communication of Pain Knowledge & New Information

  • Provide updated pain knowledge and information through various types of communications 
  • Support the delivery of pain knowledge through our professional education and policy initiatives

Get the New Pain Management Pocket Tool

News Updates

Healthy People 2023

May 2023 Webinar Best Practices in Pain Care

Healthy People Chronic Pain Objectives

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/Department of Health and Human Services

CDC 2022 Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain

Summary of the 2022 Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain

Key Links

  • CDC Opioid Prescribing Guideline 2022
  • 2023 CMS Pain Management Service Codes
  • MGH Pain Relief Connection (Archived Collection)
  • 2023 Pain Symposium Registration Open Now!

Join Us

  • WHAT YOU CAN DO — Make a Difference with your knowledge, skills, and experience
  • WHAT YOU GET — Rewarding Experience
  • START BY SIGNING UP — Receive updates on major news, events, or new policy developments
  • TELL US ABOUT YOUR INTERESTS - Mass PI and pain sufferers need you!